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Automation systems company expands S America services

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MEXICO The Mexico-based service centre enables Metso to cover all the mines in the north-west of Mexico Mineral processing equipment and automation systems provider Metso has expanded its service offering to Peru and Mexico by establishing mining service centres in the two countries. These investments, worth €6-million each, dovetail with Metso's...
25th July 2014
 
 
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Brazil-based potash project in development phase

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POSITIVE RESULTS Verde Potash published a positive update in March on Cerrado Verde’s measured and indicated resource Brazil-based fertiliser development company Verde Potash is focusing on securing an environmental licence for its Cerrado Verde potash project, which is currently in the development stage, in Brazil’s Minas Gerais province. Verde Potash CEO...
25th July 2014
 
 
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L & J Gemmell Plant Services

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Established by Les, Johnny and Ivy Gemmell in 1982, plant equipment solutions provider L & J Gemmell Plant Services spent its first 20 years renting trucks, graders, rollers, tankers and tractors, with operators on a sub-contract basis, to road...
25th July 2014
 
 
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Opportunity for South Africa in Peru

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ELSA DRY South African business people in the mining sector have been urged to capitalise on the opportunities that currently exist in Peru A South African business delegation last month visited the Lima-based Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers to learn about the various opportunities available in the sector, and possible opportunities that could still be explored. “South...
25th July 2014
 
 
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Potential in Peru phosphate deposit

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PHOSPHATE ROCK Focus Ventures’ conceptual geological target size is between 80-million tonnes and 100-million tonnes of phosphate rock California-based phosphate explorer Focus Ventures in January signed a formal option agreement for the acquisition of shares in Juan Paulo Quay (JPQ), the titleholders of the Bayovar 12 nonmetallic mining concession, in Peru. The concession has...
25th July 2014
 
 
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South American mining to reach 6.2% growth by 2017

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Brazil's mining industry contributes almost 40% of South America's total region revenue The South American mining industry will reach an estimated compound yearly growth rate of about 6.2% from 2012 to 2017, which will take the industry to a total value of $184.3-billion. Some of the world’s largest copper, bauxite, iron and nickel...
25th July 2014
 
 
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US company contracted to drill at Chile mine

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LEADING THE PACK Chile is widely known as the world’s number one copper producer Integrated exploration drilling services provider Boart Longyear was, in May, contracted to conduct exploration drilling at BHP Billiton-operated Minera Escondida copper mine in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, says Boart Longyear Latin America...
25th July 2014
 
 
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US miner receives $500 000 investment

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SHINE ON BMIX is selling a portion of its production as polished diamonds, at much higher margins than rough diamonds California-based mining company Brazil Minerals (BMIX) announced in May that it received $500 000 when it sold Gemological Institute of America- (GIA-) graded diamonds, common stock and two-year options to four investors. The GIA-graded diamonds...
25th July 2014
 
 
 
 
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